Overloaded URIs (was Re: XLink: behavior must go!)

Chris Lilley chris at w3.org
Sat Jun 12 23:00:27 BST 1999

Paul Prescod wrote:
> Chris Lilley wrote:
> >
> > > It strikes me as clearly poor design to use an HTTP url for something not
> > > retrievable by the HTTP protocol.
> >
> > It would be, but no such examples were given.
> The XSL namespace is:
> http://www.w3.org/XSL/Transform/1.0
> Is someone going to put something retrievable there?

Why should something retrievable be put there? It functions just fine as
a unique name without having to retrieve anything.


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